Tag: WHO

World Sight Day 2020 Message by Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony

World Sight Day 2020 Message by Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 8, 2020

The Ministry of Health (MOH) is pleased to join with other World Health Organization (WHO) member states in the observance ... Read More

Several COVID-19 vaccines being explored

Several COVID-19 vaccines being explored

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- September 4, 2020

-Some vaccines are in the final phase of being approved Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony has disclosed that ... Read More

CDC receives COVID-19 relief donations

CDC receives COVID-19 relief donations

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- August 6, 2020

- 46,250 rapid test kits, 316,000 surgical masks amongst the medical donations DPI, Guyana, Thursday, August 6, 2020 Last evening, ... Read More

UNHCR lauded for supporting Guyana’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

UNHCR lauded for supporting Guyana’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 30, 2020

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) continues to support Guyana’s fight against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic with the ... Read More

Message from the Hon. Keith Scott Minster within the Ministry of Social Protection on World Day Against Child Labour 2020

Message from the Hon. Keith Scott Minster within the Ministry of Social Protection on World Day Against Child Labour 2020

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 12, 2020

Hon. Keith ScottMinster within the Ministry of Social Protection. This year is no different to previous years when the Ministry ... Read More

Over 6Million coronavirus cases recorded worldwide – WHO

Over 6Million coronavirus cases recorded worldwide – WHO

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- June 1, 2020

—Research shows service delivery for NCDs affected by pandemic DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 1, 2020 The World Health Organisation (WHO) ... Read More

WHO’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund raises over US$214M

WHO’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund raises over US$214M

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- May 28, 2020

ꟷTo fund development of COVID-19 vaccines, procure protective gears DPI Guyana, Thursday, May 28, 2020 WHO’s Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom ... Read More

WHO suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns

WHO suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- May 25, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Monday, May 25, 2020  The World Health Organization (WHO) today announced that it has suspended the clinical trials ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.